Czech wins 2.466 billion crowns in European lottery jackpot

A Czech could wake up Saturday to find him/herself 2.466 billion crowns richer. The winner of a record Eurojackpot lottery prize has been identified as coming from the country. The prize is the biggest jackpot so far, outstripping the 1.7 billion crowns won earlier by a Finn. The prize winner has 35 days to claim the jackpot. None of the sum is subject to Czech tax.

Author: Chris Johnstone